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( robin ) this morning on the kron 4 morning news... more weird weather across the bay area. this is video from overnight in livermore with snow falling on the roadways. it is another cold morning with another storm expected later this week. (robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.i'm robin winston. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic.
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rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) this morning... we now know the names of two people killed in a shooting near daily city. we first told you about this shooting yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. they are 21 year old vanessa guillory of san francisco and 22 year-old michael garcia-salem from half moon bay. last night a vigil was held in broadmoor... near daly city. flowers and candles were left at the scene in front of the hillside market where guillory and garcia-salem were killed.
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out between the victims and another group. a third person who was also shot is expected to be okay. ( robin ) ice raids in several bay area cities played out over the weekend but the number of people arrested was not as high as anticipated. oakland mayor libby schaaf announced saturday that those raids could be coming... and now as kron 4's dan kerman explains... the mayor is doubling down. soti do not regret sharing this information, i felt it was my duty to share the information i hadoakland mayor libby schaaf is making no apologies about warning bay area residents saturday that federal immigration agents were set to conduct raids and make arrests.sot libby schaaf/oakland mayor 16-24it is important that people know their rights and responsibilities and what resources are available to them in this community immigrant rights organization report raids in at least 6 northern california cities. and oaklands centro legal de la raza reports 11 to 15 arrests, which they say is not an abnormally high number for the region. and while the mayor is getting some support on her facebook page like this post saying "keep it up mayor schaaf" most are critical.. this one calling her a traitor and another bringing up kate steinle and threatening the life of schaaf's family her response
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sotmy job is to focus on the people i represent, not my own personal businesscalls have also been flooding into the mayor's office, most opposed to what she did but the area codes indicate most calling are from out of the area, suggesting it could be an organizaed campaignstandup dan kerman / oakland 118-126the mayor also emphasizing what she did was well within the law. in oakland dan kerman ( robin ) an immigration judge in san francisco delayed a decision on whether to deport fernando carrillo... a father of three who was detained by ice last october. carrillo
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came to the u-s in 2004 on a visa. his family says when he tried to renew it... he was accused of using false identification and served 30 days in jail. dozens of people showed up to the us immigration and customs enforcement office in san francisco... pushing for carillo to be released. a judge is expected to make a final decision in three weeks. ( robin ) in the south bay... city leaders are taking steps to help people prepare for another emergency... more than a year after the coyote creek flooding forced thousands from their homes. last night the city held a meeting for flood victims to talk about improvements that have been made. water officials say they have placed markers in the water to get a quicker read on how high the levels are as for the emergency notification system... officials are hoping to get alerts out quicker. ( robin ) water officials also say
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they've installed two new flood barriers and removed a lot of debris to help slow flooding in the future.. ( robin ) a new report criticizes north bay officials for struggling to alert thousands of people in a timely fashion... as fire raced through hills and homes last october. a special team of state experts... examined sonoma county's response to the firestorm - in which 42 people died. the report reveals what the assessment team claims were mis-steps. sonoma county supervisor james gore says the people deserve better. ( robin ) gore says it is impossible to say if a better system could have lessened the damage or saved lives... but he is determined to improve the current system. the cause of the firestorm is still being investigated. ( robin ) a quiet east bay
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city on edge after a school shooting threat was posted on social media... frightening parents and students.... but it turns out the threat was not meant for the bay area school. but... as kron4's haaziq madyun reports...some parents are still concerned about their children's safety... those parents asked that we disguise their voices. sot that is lincoln middle school in alameda. this parent says their child receive this heads up message around 7am monday morning from a friend about a potential threat from a student targeting the school. the parent asked not to reveal their identitysot
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crying saying mom i don't want to die, i don't want to go to school, i don't want to die, because she knows what happend, she knows what happened in florida">several parents notified alameda police sotthe spokesperson for the alameda unified school district explains why it took a few hours to get the robo call and emails going to alert parents sot however this parent says they would rather have known sooner sot after investigating the incident alameda police determined the social media post originated from an account holder in seattle washington, targeting lincoln high school in tacoma washington. investigators say tacoma arrested a juvenile boy in connection to making the threat...in alameda haaziq madyun kron4news
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(robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... gas prices could soon be going up. we will tell you why and how much you will pay as you head out the door this morning.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( robin ) take a look at this... this was the scene in livermore yesterday. that is hail on the ground and falling from the sky. there were similar scenes in san francisco... sacramento and walnut creek. ( robin ) and this was the scene at mount hamilton in the south bay... that is snow that came during yesterday's
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storm. and there is another storm heading our way. (robin) checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and
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through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) in national news... congress is back in washington this week and gun control is front-and-center. it was also a major topic of discussion during president trump's gathering with state governors on monday. john lawrence explains. nearly two weeks have passed since 17-people were killed in a florida high school.and the gun control debate is raging. president trump/no font needed "we continue to mourn the loss of so many innocent, precious young lives. but we'll turn our grief into action. we have to have action." the white house has yet to release specific legislative framework for any gun-based proposals. but the president pledged to eliminate bump fire stocks and called for strengthening the country's background check system.gov. john kasich/r-ohio "you just got to go and check who you are who you're selling a gun to. i mean these are things that are just- they're not depriving anybody of their second amendment." some
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support raising the minimum age limit for purchasing certain types of arms.gov. jay inslee/d-washington"to say that you can go by on your 18th birthday, blow out the candles, then go get a semi- automatic weapon and then turn it, and put a bumper stock on it be fully automatic. it's just nuts."and while the president and others have called for arming teachers on a voluntary basis, not everyone agrees.sen. jeff merkley/d-oregon"when one holds up a gun in that situation they might well be the person shot at by the police, believing they are the one that is committing the atrocity."as the debate continues, the victims of the parkland shooting wait for change.bela urbina/student, stoneman douglas high school"i feel angry. angry that we've let this happen. angry that we did not solve this problem a long time ago." i'm john lorinc reporting. ( robin ) this morning... some california lawmakers are pushing for new changes to gun laws in the state. california democrats are trying close what they feel are loopholes in state gun laws. assembly member bill quirk... who represents
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hayward... is trying to expand a state-wide database that keeps track of guns recovered by police. ( robin ) gun control supporters in the state say california's laws are working. according to the brady campaign to prevent gun violence - california has seen a 57 percent decrease in firearm deaths over the past 22 years. but some opponents of the bill say more restrictive gun laws are not the answer to gun violence. ( robin ) for your money... get ready to pay more for a gallon of gas... this is because crude oil costs are going up. right now... gas prices are 26-cents higher than they were this time last year.. right now in oakland a gallon of regular will cost you $3.32. in san jose .... it's a few cents cheaper at $3.29. and san francisco is the most expensive in the nation ...
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at $3.43 (robin) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a former deputy in florida stayed outside of a high school .... while 17 people were killed. how one bay area police chief is reacting.. and how he is keeping his officers prepared.
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(robin) welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... we have big casting news... a legendary band is back... and the latest on the biggest movie in the world. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. (nat-music) "we are home." ready for a "black panther" franchise? disney chief bob iger is talking about it, saying at disneyland, it's a one-hour wait to meet the character and take photos with him. and to celebrate the movie's massive success -- more than 700-million dollars worldwide in 10 days -- disney and marvel are donating one- million dollars to the boys
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and girls clubs of america, to establish science, technology, engineering and math centers for kids and teens."this is real stuff, that's happening in real life."queen latifah is getting inspirational. she's set to star in "hope's wish," a drama based on a true story about a girl diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. latifah will play an executive at the make-a-wish foundation, who helps the girl with her wish: to fund the wishes of 155 áotherá sick children. (nat-music)the kings of metal return! metallica has announced north american tour dates for its "world-wired" tour. 34 shows are set so far, beginning september second in madison, wisconsin, and (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
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reakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after
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another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) another big story we are following this morning... the tragedy of the florida high school shooting has police departments in the bay area.. making sure they are prepared for the possibility of the same situation. kron 4's gabe slate met with the novato police chief...who recently spoke out on social media about the missed
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opportunities in florida to prevent that shooting sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"if there is an active shooter situation, whether youre a lone officer or a team of officers you are to go in and engage the suspect as quickly as possible we redo reiterated that expectation here reminded folks in all of our briefings what are expectation what their training is and had a very detailed discussions about what how those scenarios would play out and what we want our officers to do"novato police chief adam mcgill says the reports out of florida about law enforcement officers possibly waiting outside during the shooting instead of rushing in prompted him to remind his officers the oath they took which would include running toward an active shooter. sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato "asked officers to look in the mirror to look in the mirror and and make those the today take it very seriously when someone is engaged in type of behavior we saw a forward and we're going to do everything we can to stop that and i have total confidence if officers herechief mcgil says after
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columbine the tactics changed. and law enforcement officers need to be on board if they take the job sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"there was s time when a lone officer was not expected to go you could wait for back up there was time when this would have been more of a containment type of thing but not anymore you are to go in and face shooter"chief adam mcgill says his police force will be ready if it happens here.. they are routinely training sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"we do table top talks and in field drills and study each incident that happens in the country and make sure we learn from it"in novato gabe slate kron 4 news
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( robin ) in the north bay... a group of senior citizens formed a protest in santa rosa... because they worry they'll never get to go back home. the protest was right in front of the mobile home park where they live - one that was mostly destroyed by the north bay wildfires back in october. by order of the state... these surviving homes at the - journey's end mobile home park - have been red-tagged because there are no utilities there. ( robin ) now many of the people at the mobile home park have been denied long term housing assistance from fema and their insurance companies because their homes are still standing, but officials say in order to get these people back in their homes... the entire infrastructure of the park would have to be rebuilt. the group of seniors say they will continue to protest every
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day for the next several days. ( robin ) in the south bay... a tree trimmer is dead..after he was electrocuted by power lines in san jose it happened yesterday afternoon on page mill road. neighbors initially called 9-1-1 to say that the tree trimmer appeared to be stuck and could not get down. when fire crews arrived... they realized the man had been electrocuted when he cut a branch that hit a power line. the victim has not yet been identified.
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( robin ) trying to find housing in the bay area can be difficult. and inappropriate graigslist responses can make it even harder. kron 4's stanley roberts explains in this edition of people behaving badly. i have a very nice spare room with a private bath you're welcome to use it in exchange for doing the household chores with your top off (sick) i'm on main street in san mateo and what you just heard was an actual craigslist reply sent to this woman jocelyn but why? ..i'll let jocelyn explain i been living at this home in morgan hill for about a month before i found out i had to move out so i posted an ad on craigslist looking through all the ads i noticed that some people posted a photo of themselves to prove that they're real or to show that they are approachable or friendly i was like ok why don't i find a picture of me and my daughter in front of the christmas tree here is
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another reply to her craigslist post may i come and kiss you i miss kissing please i live close to san mateo (oh my god)but wait there's morei have a room in menlo park nice and safe you can have it for maybe 500 if we can work something out i live alone and it would be nice to have a cute girl like you around 43 male i posted it online, and i posted a very friendly ad stating that i was a single a parent and that she is mostly present on the weekends because of school and i posted what my budget was and i put it out there for everyone to see and that's when the inappropriate comments started pouring in here's another one i have the above private rooms i might be willing for you to move in on a fwb type offer (friends with benefits) this is a free room and board and those were mild in comparison i gotten people asking for my underwear (wait wait wait) someone actually asked you to
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send them you're underwear) yea they asked me if my underwear was for sale i didn't even bother responding to that one because that was too weird these type of random responses are not just harmless post it might not violate me physically but it definitely creates an unsafe space for me women out there so what did the people i spoke with think of what they read it seems like, the lowest ridges of humanity just needs to express themselves to such a way i don't know man it's pretty infuriating and guess what, no photo and no responses if you had a chance to do it all over again would you post another photo (heck no) no thank you i'm good in san mateo stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... as a little girl she didn't read about civil rights, she lived it. now she's sharing that hidden history. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international
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they! nacho fries, now serving at a taco bell near you. [bong!] (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) people who
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) people who live in the recent burn and mudslide-devastated areas of southern california are bracing for more stormy weather. there's been nearly two months of clean-up work since those deadly mudslides tore through dozens of homes in montecito -- and killed 21 people. since then, there hasn't been a lot of rain and crews have been able to clear the debris. but now - with another storm approaching... people are getting ready for more potential trouble. people in montecito have already been told to get ready to evacuate just in case. ( robin ) president trump will soon be making his first visit to california as commander in chief. the president will head to our state in mid-march to view prototypes for a potential border wall, and to learn more about the construction. he
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is also expected to attend a fundraiser in los angeles for the republican national committee. ( robin ) this black history month... we're celebrating the pioneers who are shaping our country. this morning... we meet a woman who knows about the civil rights movement... because she was a part of it. john grey shares this piece of hidden history. nell stokes didn't read about the civil rights movement, she lived it. nell stokes says: "i didn't really recognize the extent of the racism until i was 6 years old" raised in montgomery, alabama her best friend was a white girl... til the first day of school. stokes says "i saw her and i ran over to her and said, ah, ah, was gonna say hi connie and she looked at me and said why you talking to me little náááá, wow, get out of my face and it stung me"that sting stayed with her... so years later when a woman in town
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named rosa parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, nell and her friends 'hatched' a plan. stokes says: "but we got together our pennies and bought some eggs and threw them at the busses, laughes that was the first thing i did" the next thing register to vote. all you needed was a few bucks to take a test stokes says "so i got my five dollars together and i was so excited"her answers were right but her skin color wrong. stokes says, "he said you failed, get out of here gal" get out she did, coming to mccarty avenue in albany in the fall of '63. her first order of business stokes says, "you know i voted in november of 1963 and i've voted every time since"in the 5 decades since nell's volunteered with dozens of causes including the league of women voters, helping others to vote. its not an auto but awards that fill her garage. the little girl from alabama has lived a life, her advice to the young women of today? stokes says: "focus on the positive things in live, be a part of the solution
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most of all love yourself, you know you can't do anything for anyone else when you don't love yourself and who you are" in albany... i'm john grey ( robin ) four your money.... it's been almost six months since the massive equifax breach that exposed the personal information of as many as 145- million people. a new report finds half of americans still have not checked their credit report since the breach happened. experts say make sure you're checking your credit report every four months. by law -- you can request your credit report from each bureau once a year for free. once you get it... look for any accounts or payments you don't recognize. ( robin ) the warriors are winners in new york. they beat the knicks at madison square garden last night. after a close first half... the warriors blew this one open in the third quarter. klay thompson nailed a three. he scored 26 points. the warriors won 125 to 111.
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the warriors play in washington d-c tomorrow night. ( robin ) the n-b-a is dropping the technical foul given to draymond green in the warriors win against the oklahoma city thunder on saturday. this means green has 14 technicals this season instead of 15. the 16th technical foul comes with a one-game suspension green was tee'd up after being called for a foul while trying to block a shot. the ref thought green was taunting or complaining... but it turns out green was shouting at the crowd... trying to get fans pumped up. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... more weird weather across the bay area with snow falling overnight in some places. and another storm is on its way. we have live team coverage at the top of the hour with everything you need to know as
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you head out the door this morning.
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( james ) this morning on the kron 4 morning news... wild weather across the bay area. this is video from overnight in livermore with snow falling on the roadways. it's another cold morning with áanother storm expected this week. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. we have team coverage of the ásnow falling across the bay area. kron 4's will tran is live in santa cruz county.... where there's snow on the highway 17 summit. and lydia pantazes is live in livermore.( darya ) but we start with rebecca strom in
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the weather center. rebecca. rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) our top story this morning... snow is falling on the santa cruz summit this morning.( darya )
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kron 4's will tran joins us live. will? thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( james ) continuing our team coverage... there is also snow coming down the east bay...( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from livermore. lydia?
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thanks lydia.check back with you through out ( darya ) this morning... we now know the names of two people killed in a shooting near daily city. we first told you about this shooting yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. they are 21 year old vanessa guillory of san francisco and 22 year-old michael garcia-salem from half moon bay. last night a vigil was held in broadmoor...
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near daly city. flowers and candles were left at the scene in front of the hillside market where guillory and garcia-salem were killed.
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( james ) immigrant rights organizations reported raids in at least six northern california cities. oakland's centro legal de la raza.... reports 11 to 15 arrests... which they say is ánot an abnormally high number. ( james ) an immigration judge in san francisco has delayed a decision on whether to deport fernando carrillo... a father of three who was detained by ice last october. carrillo came to the u-s in 2004 on a visa. his family says when he tried to renew it... he was accused of using false identification and served 30 days in jail. dozens of people showed up to the u-s immigration and customs enforcement office in san francisco... pushing for carrillo to be released. a judge is expected to make a final decision in three weeks. ( darya ) in the north bay... seniors are
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protesting in santa rosa. they fear they'll never get to go back home. the protest started yesterday -- in front of the mobile home park where they live -- one that was severly damaged by the north bay wildfires back in october. by order of the state... homes that are still standing at the journey's end mobile home park have been red-tagged because there are no utilities there. ( darya ) many of the people at the mobile home park have been denied long term housing assistance from fema and their insurance companies because their homes are still standing. officials say in order to get these people back in their homes... the entire infrastructure of the park would have to be rebuilt. the group of seniors say they will continue their protest for the next several days. ( darya ) a new report is criticizing north bay officials... for struggling to alert thousands of people in a
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timely manner... as fire raced through homes last october. a special team of state experts... examined sonoma county's response to the firestorm in which 42 people were killed. the report reveals what the assessment team claims were missteps. sonoma county supervisor james gore says it is impossible to say if a better system could have lessened the damage or saved lives... but he is determined to improve on the current system. cal fire is still investigating the cause of the fire. ( james ) congress is back in washington this week and gun control is the topic of discussion. nearly two weeks have passed since 17 people were killed in parkland florida... and the gun control debate is raging. it was a major topic during the president's meeting with state governors yesterday. president trump pledged to ban bump fire stocks, and said the the background check system needs improvement. however, the white house has
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not released specific legislative framework for any gun-based proposals. ( james ) this morning... some california lawmakers re pushing for new changes to gun laws in the state. california democrats are trying close what they feel are loopholes in state gun laws. assembly member bill quirk... who represents hayward... is trying to expand a statewide database that keeps track of guns recovered by police. ( james ) gun control supporters in the state say california's laws are working. according to the brady campaign to prevent gun violence - california has seen a 57 percent decrease in firearm deaths over the past 22 years. but some opponents of the bill say more restrictive gun laws are not the answer to gun violence. ( darya ) the tradegy of the florida high school shooting has police departments in the bay area... making sure they're ready for the same situation.
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from adam mcgill, police chief novato - "if there is an active shooter situation, whether youre a lone officer or a team of officers you are to go in and engage the suspect as quickly as possible">( darya ) police chief adam mcgill recently spoke out on social media. he said he was sickened by the missed opportunities in florida. a former resource officer at the parkland high school waited outside the building... as the gunman was inside. mcgill says officers take an oath to run toward an active shooter. ( darya ) in the east bay... confusion over a school shooting threat. a middle school in alameda was thought to be targeted on social media. one parent says their child got a message from a friend -- that threatened the school. alameda police say the message was traced to washington state... and actually targeted lincoln high school in tacoma. tacoma police arrested a boy up there
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for making the threat. here's what happened in alameda. ( darya ) some parents we talked to were upset that it took the school a few hours to get the robo calls and emails going. but the district defended the response -- saying it wanted to release accurate information. ( james ) in the north bay... a young boy is rescued after falling down a ravine. it happened sunday at mount tamalpais state park. officials say the 4-year-old boy fell 30- feet into a creek. the marin fire department helped get the boy to safety. he was taken to children's hospital oakland... where he is recovering. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... she starred in "clueless" and now she's trying to make the jump into politics. why that could be tough for stacy dash.
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( james ) plus... gas prices could soon be going up. we will tell you why... and how much you'll pay as you head out the door this morning. ( james ) and after the break... ride share companies are supposed to help ease traffic. but a new report suggests... they could be making congestion worse. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (ácommercialá)
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the energy conscious whopeople among usle? say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( james ) take a look at this... this was the scene in livermore yesterday. that is hail on the ground and falling from the sky. there were similar scenes in san francisco... in san francisco... sacramento and
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walnut creek. ( james ) and this was the scene at mount hamilton in the south bay... that is snow that came during yesterday's storm. and there is another storm heading our way. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) uber and lyft say their ride sharing services will reduce traffic congestion.( james ) but several studies show they're doing the áopposite. kron 4's catherine heenan has the details.
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honk honkride=share drivers behaving badlywhy are you sitting in the turn lane?an all too familiar bay area headache.usually they just double park anywhere they want, even if it's blocking the flow of traffic.not only blocking traffic .. but adding to it.nearly six out of ten boston ride=share users said if the service were not available, they would have walked, biked, used mass transit or not gone anywhere. forty percent of the trips were during morning and evening commute hours.money was not a factor: two out of three trips cost more than 10=dollars, and one in five cost more than twenty. a similar study found an upsurge in taxis and ride-sharing vehicles was slowing traffic in manhattan.and last june researchers found that san francisco ride-sharing vehicles accounted for about 20 percent of all traffic in the city. and their trips were concentrated in the densest and most congested parts of the city. ( darya ) "clueless" star
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and former fox news commentator stacey dash is running for congress. she filed paperwork in califorina's 44th district which includes compton and watts... and has a long history of democratic representation. back in 2016... dash called the "oscars so white" boycott "ludicrous" and said there was no need for black history month. she has not publicly issued a statement about her run for office... but teased the possibility on social media earlier this month. ( james ) national news... the first transgender recruit has signed up to join the u-s military. the recruit signed a contract but has not yet started basic training. the enrollment was made possible after a federal judge ruled the military must accept transgender recruits. that ruling followed president trump's twitter announcement in july that he wanted to prevent transgender people from serving. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... its been one year since the coyote creek flooding... we'll hear from a flood survivor to
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see if anything has gotten better. ( james ) and after the break... as "black panther" dominates the box office... disney is donating some of the profits. how that money will help the city of oakland. [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything so we know how to cover almost anything.
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even a "red-hot mascot." [mascot] hey-oooo! whoop, whoop! [crowd 1] hey, you're on fire! [mascot] you bet i am! [crowd 2] dude, you're on fire! [mascot] oh, yeah! [crowd 3] no, you're on fire! look behind you. [mascot] i'm cool. i'm cool. [burke] that's one way to fire up the crowd. but we covered it. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪ hey, l'eggo my eggo. i don't see your name on it. really? ba bam! know the rules. keep your eggo. l'eggo my eggo. okay. ( robin )
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( james ) in celebration of the success of marvel studio's black panther... disney has donated one- million dollars to select boys and girls clubs across the county including the bay area. ( darya ) the oakland location is included in the list of clubs that will receive part of the donation. the money will support science, technology, engineering, and math programs at the boys and girls clubs.( james ) the director of black panther... ryan coogler, is an oakland native himself. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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the kron 4 morning news... snow in the bay area overnight! this is video from about two this morning in livermore with with áanother storm expected this week. ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) our top story
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this morning... snow fell overnight the east bay...( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from livermore. lydia?
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thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) in the south bay... city leaders are taking steps to help people prepare for another emergency... more than a year after the coyote creek flooding forced thousands from their homes in san jose. the city held a meeting last night for flood victims to talk about improvements that have been made. water officials say they have placed markers in the water to get a quicker read on how high the levels are in coyote creek. as for the emergency notification system... officials are hoping to get alerts out quicker. ( james ) water officials also say they've installed two new flood barriers and removed a lot of debris to help slow flooding in the future.
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( darya ) a tree trimmer is dead... when he was electrocuted by power lines in san jose. it happened yesterday afternoon on page mill road. neighbors called 9-1-1 to say that the tree trimmer appeared to be stuck and could not get down. when fire crews arrived... they realized the man had been electrocuted when he cut a branch that hit a power line. the victim has not yet been identified. ( darya ) in the north bay... a couple is in custody after police linked them to recent burglaries. novato police arrested heather howard and louis thorsson at a storage building on novato boulevard last week. the two were allegedly seen carrying a stolen speaker... when police arrived, they found items connected to four recent burglaries. howard and thorsson were booked into marin county jail. ( james ) police are looking for a jewelry thief in the peninsula. this is the suspect... daly city police tweeted this picture.
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they say he stole a necklace with a cross pendant from a jewelry from a kiosk at serramonte mall. ( james ) four people are behind bars this morning... after two home invasion robberies... and leading officers on a chase. it happened in richmond on saturday night. the first home invasion happened in the carriage hill neighborhood. while officers responded to that crime... another home invasion was reported nearby. the burglars tried to get away... but then crashed into a light pole off of interstate- 80 in pinole. police say the car they were driving had been stolen three weeks ago in a carjacking. three of the people arrested are juveniles. ( darya ) for your money... get ready to pay more for a gallon of gas... crude oil costs are going up. right now... gas prices are 26-cents higher than they were this time last year. right now in oakland a gallon of regular will cost you $3.32. in san jose... it's a few cents cheaper at $3.29. and san francisco is the most expensive in the nation... at $3.43.
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( darya ) president trump will soon be making his first visit to california as commander in chief. the president will head to our state in mid-march to view prototypes for a potential border wall... and to learn more about the construction. he is also expected to attend a fundraiser in los angeles for the republican national committee. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... as a child... one woman didn't read about the civil rights movement... she lived it. now she's sharing that hidden history. ( james ) plus... they're trying to rebuild... but their plans have been interrupted. why those who survived a deadly mudflow in southern california... have to leave again. ( james ) and next... an engine catches fire -- midflight. what passengers are saying about this situation. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) crazy video shows the moment an engine catches fire during a southwest airlines flight. ( darya ) you can see the
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plane in the air... and bright flashes showing the plane on fire. it happened on the flight from salt lake city to los angeles yesterday. a woman was walking to work when she noticed the flames shooting out of the airplane overhead. and a mother onboard the plane was on her way to disneyland with her family when the plane made the emergency landing. ( darya ) the fire was out by the time the plane landed back at the salt lake city airport. there were 110 passengers on board... and they were able to get on another flight to l-a-x. southwest released a statement apologizing for the inconvenience. right now... we don't know what caused the engine to catch fire. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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checking the weather.
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rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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( james ) happening now... people who live in the recent burn and mudslide- devastated areas of southern california are bracing for more stormy weather. there's been nearly two months of clean-up work since those deadly mudslides tore through dozens of homes in montecito -- and killed 21 people. since then... there hasn't been a lot of rain and crews have been able to clear the debris. but now - with another storm approaching... people are getting ready for more potential trouble. people in montecito have already been told to get ready to evacuate just in case. ( darya ) four your money.... it's been almost six months since the massive equifax breach that exposed the personal information of as many as 145- million people. a new
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report finds half of americans still have not checked their credit report since the breach happened. experts say make sure you're checking your credit report every four months. by law -- you can request your credit report from each bureau once a year for free. once you get it... look for any accounts or payments you don't recognize. ( darya ) as some companies cut ties with the n- r-a... fed-ex is ánot. the company released a statement -- saying it has never set or changed rates based on a customers politics or beliefs. some gun rights advocates have called on companies to cut ties with the n-r-a. among the companies that have are hertz... united airlines and delta. the n-r-a called their move "a shameful display of political and civic cowardice." ( james ) this black history month... we're celebrating the pioneers who are shaping our country.( darya ) this morning... we meet a woman who knows about the civil rights movement... because she was a part of it.
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john grey shares this piece of hidden history. nell stokes didn't read about the civil rights movement, she lived it. nell stokes says: "i didn't really recognize the extent of the racism until i was 6 years old" raised in montgomery, alabama her best friend was a white girl... til the first day of school. stokes says "i saw her and i ran over to her and said, ah, ah, was gonna say hi connie and she looked at me and said why you talking to me little náááá, wow, get out of my face and it stung me"that sting stayed with her... so years later when a woman in town named rosa parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, nell and her friends 'hatched' a plan. stokes says: "but we got together our pennies and bought some eggs and threw them at the busses, laughes that was the first thing i did"
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the next thing register to vote. all you needed was a few bucks to take a test stokes says "so i got my five dollars together and i was so excited"her answers were right but her skin color wrong. stokes says, "he said you failed, get out of here gal" get out she did, coming to mccarty avenue in albany in the fall of '63. her first order of business stokes says, "you know i voted in november of 1963 and i've voted every time since"in the 5 decades since nell's volunteered with dozens of causes including the league of women voters, helping others to vote. its not an auto but awards that fill her garage. the little girl from alabama has lived a life, her advice to the young women of today? stokes says: ( darya ) the warriors are winners in new york. they
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beat the knicks at madison square garden last night.( james ) walt "clyde" frazier -- one of the knicks greats was there -- dressed in leopard print. after a close first half... the warriors blew this one open in the third quarter. klay thompson nailed a three. he scored 26 points. the warriors won 125 to 111. the warriors play in washington d-c tomorrow night. ( darya ) the n-b-a is dropping the technical foul given to draymond green in the warriors win against the oklahoma city thunder on saturday. this means green has 14 technicals this season instead of 15. the 16th technical foul comes with a one-game suspension green was tee'd up after being called for a foul while trying to block a shot. the ref thought green was taunting or complaining... but it turns out green was shouting at the crowd... trying to get fans pumped up. ( james ) coming up after the break... the amazing
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accomplishment this san jose teen shares with just five other people -- in the world.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a san jose high school student is celebrating... after earning a perfect score on an advanced placement test. tommy tran goes to evergreen valley high school. he is one of just six students in the áworld to earn a perfect score on the a- p calculus exam. these
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tests are college level tests. ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... more weird weather across the bay area with snow falling overnight in some places. and another storm is on its way. we have live team coverage at the top of the hour with everything you need to know as you head out the door this morning. ♪ [thinking] mexican spices? ♪ [thinking] nacho cheese sauce?
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they don't want these coming out. who's they? the burger people. they! they! nacho fries, now serving at a taco bell near you. [bong!] ( james ) this is brand
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new video snowing snowfall overnight in livermore. the roads have a very nice dusting on them - drivers say it came down for about an hour. the roads are still wet but most of the dusting of snow has melted off. plus it's another cold morning with áanother storm expected this week. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james we have team coverage of the ásnow across the bay area. kron 4's kron 4's will tran is live in santa cruz county.... where snow fell overnight on the highway 17 summit. and lydia pantazes is live in livermore.( darya ) but we start with rebecca strom in the weather center. rebecca. rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will
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likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) continuing our team coverage... snow fell ovenright in the east bay.( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from livermore. lydia?
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thanks lydia. we will check back through out the morning. (james) and remember the kron4 mobile app for days like today. you can track the radar, get traffic and breaking news alerts. ( darya ) this morning... we now know the names of two people killed in a shooting near daily city. we first told you about this shooting yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. they are 21 year old vanessa guillory of san francisco and 22 year-old michael garcia-salem from half moon bay. last night a vigil was held in broadmoor... near daly city. flowers and candles were left at the scene in front of the hillside market where guillory and garcia-salem were killed.
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honestly. it's a loved one."'> ( darya ) the shooters are still on the loose this morning. police say it happened after a fight broke out between the victims and another group. a third person who was also shot is expected to be okay. ( james ) in the east bay... oakland mayor libby schaaf's decision to warn people about the possibility of an immigration sweep has led to a mix of support and multiple threats. ice raids in several bay area cities did play out over the weekend. one of schaaf's supporters wrote "keep it up mayor" on her facebook page. but opponents wrote "traitor" on schaaf's page. and one mentioned kate steinle and threated the mayor's family. but schaaf has no regrets... saying it was her responsibility to warn the public. ( james ) immigrant rights organizations reported raids
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in at least six northern california cities. oakland's centro legal de la raza.... reports 11 to 15 arrests... which they say is ánot an abnormally high number. ( james ) an immigration judge in san francisco has delayed a decision on whether to deport fernando carrillo... a father of three who was detained by ice last october. carrillo came to the u-s in 2004 on a visa. his family says when he tried to renew it... he was accused of using false identification and served 30 days in jail. dozens of people showed up to the u-s immigration and customs enforcement office in san francisco... pushing for carrillo to be released. a judge is expected to make a final decision in three weeks. ( darya ) in the north bay... seniors are protesting in santa rosa. they fear they'll never get to go back home. the protest started yesterday -- in front of the mobile home park where they live -- one that was severly damaged by the north bay wildfires back in october. by order of the state...
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homes that are still standing at the journey's end mobile home park have been red-tagged because there are no utilities there. ( darya ) many of the people at the mobile home park have been denied long term housing assistance from fema and their insurance companies because their homes are still standing. officials say in order to get these people back in their homes... the entire infrastructure of the park would have to be rebuilt. the seniors say they will continue their protest for the next several days. (darya) the california supreme court gathered to discuss controversial sentences for juveniles. yesterday the court ruled 4 to 3 in a vote that prison sentences of 50 years or more for juveniles are unconstitutional. the court issued its decision in the case of two young men who abducted and raped two other
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minors in 20-11. one of the boys was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison... and the other 58 years to life in prision. the case was sent back to superior court for reconsideration. (james) starting today... drivers driving east on the richmond-san rafael bridge are advised to ignore green arrows and red x's on the overhead signs of the lower deck of the bridge. those signs will appear because there's going to be some testing done on the bridge. the testing is to prepare for the opening a third eastbound lane on the bridge between san rafael and richmond. the lane is scheduled to open in april. during the testing period ... only two lanes will be open to traffic. mtc officials say this new lane will ease traffic. ( james ) congress is back in washington this week and gun control is the topic of discussion. nearly two weeks have passed since 17 people were killed in parkland florida... and the gun control debate is raging. it was a major topic during the president's meeting with
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state governors yesterday. president trump pledged to ban bump fire stocks, and said the the background check system needs improvement. however, the white house has not released specific legislative framework for any gun-based proposals. ( james ) this morning... some california lawmakers re pushing for new changes to gun laws in the state. california democrats are trying close what they feel are loopholes in state gun laws. assembly member bill quirk... who represents hayward... is trying to expand a statewide database that keeps track of guns recovered by police. ( james ) gun control supporters in the state say california's laws are working. according to the brady campaign to prevent gun violence - california has seen a 57 percent decrease in firearm deaths over the past 22 years. but some opponents of the bill say more restrictive gun laws are not the answer to gun violence.
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( darya ) in the east bay... confusion over a school shooting threat. a middle school in alameda was thought to be targeted on social media. one parent says their child got a message from a friend -- that threatened the school. alameda police say the message was traced to washington state... and actually targeted lincoln high school in tacoma. tacoma police arrested a boy up there for making the threat. here's what happened in alameda. ( darya ) some parents we talked to were upset that it took the school a few hours to get the robo calls and emails going. but the district defended the response -- saying it wanted to release accurate information. ( james ) in the north bay... a young boy is rescued after falling down a ravine. it happened sunday at mount tamalpais state park. officials say the 4-year-old boy fell 30-
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feet into a creek. the marin fire department helped get the boy to safety. he was taken to children's hospital oakland... where he is recovering. ( james ) gas prices could soon be going up. we will tell you why... and how much you'll pay as you head out the door this morning. (james) and after the break... a former deputy in florida stayed outside of a high school .... while 17 people were killed. how one bay area police chief is reacting.. and how he is keeping his officers prepared. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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( james ) and this was the scene at mount hamilton in the south bay... that is snow that came during yesterday's storm. and there is another storm heading our way. (darya)(james)( rebecca ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain
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cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to
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(james) the tragedy of the florida high school shooting has police departments in the bay area making sure they are prepared for the possibility of the same situation. (darya) kron 4's gabe slate met with the novato police chief...who has been critical of the missed opportunities in florida. sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"if there is an active shooter situation, whether youre a lone officer or a team of officers you are to go in and engage the suspect as quickly as possible we redo reiterated that expectation here reminded folks in all of our briefings what are expectation what their training is and had a very detailed discussions about what how those scenarios would play out and what we want our officers to do"novato police chief adam mcgill says the reports out of florida about law enforcement officers possibly waiting outside during the shooting instead of rushing in prompted him to remind his officers the oath they took which would include running toward an active shooter. sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato
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"asked officers to look in the mirror to look in the mirror and and make those the today take it very seriously when someone is engaged in type of behavior we saw a forward and we're going to do everything we can to stop that and i have total confidence if officers herechief mcgil says after columbine the tactics changed. and law enforcement officers need to be on board if they take the job sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"there was s time when a lone officer was not expected to go you could wait for back up there was time when this would have been more of a containment type of thing but not anymore you are to go in and face shooter"chief adam mcgill says his police force will be ready if it happens here.. they are routinely training sound from adam mcgill, police chief novato"we do table top talks and in field drills and study each incident that happens in the country and make sure we learn from it"in novato gabe slate kron 4 news
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(darya) this morning... the florida deputy who stayed outside while the shooting was happening in florida is defending himself. the attorney for former school resource officer scot peterson says the situation was not as simple as others have made it seem. in a statement from his attorney peterson says when the shooting began he received a call of fire crackers - and not gunfire. he says when he got to the building he heard gun shots but thought they were coming from outside the building.
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( darya ) "clueless" star and former fox news commentator stacey dash is running for congress. she filed paperwork in califorina's 44th district which includes compton and watts... and has a long history of democratic representation. back in 2016... dash called the "oscars so white" boycott "ludicrous" and said there was no need for black history month. she has not publicly issued a statement about her run for office... but teased the possibility on social media earlier this month. ( james ) national news... the first transgender recruit has signed up to join the u-s military. the recruit signed a contract but has not yet started basic training. the enrollment was made possible after a federal judge ruled the military must accept transgender recruits. that ruling followed president trump's twitter announcement in july that he wanted to prevent transgender people from serving. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... its
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been one year since the coyote creek flooding... we'll hear from a flood survivor to see if anything has gotten better. my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locate and mark fieldman for pg&e. most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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major hot spot sb 880 dixon landing. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a new report is criticizing sonoma county's efforts to warn people as the north bay firestorm spread.( james ) kron four's terisa estacio has the story. saying the fires had a catastrophic effect on sonoma
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county, the report revealed what the state assessment team claimed were mis-steps in how the county and its emergency officials faced the most destructive wildfire in california's history. the speciality team who was tasked with evaluating the response stated in the report that alerts and warning capabilities quote "were uncoordinated and included gaps, overlaps, and redundancies with regard to the capabilities in various departments. in addition, "the county lacked reliable, timely and coordinated situational awareness as to the scale, size and scope of the fires growth, character and movement." the team stated procedures and policies identified and utilized were more relevant to dealing with a storm or flooding and those
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policies quote, 'were misunderstood or not directly applicable to this fast moving, complex fire situation." james gore, sonoma county supervisor. we could have done better. kron four met with sonoma county supervisor james gore monday concerning the report. gore. in total one hundred thousand people were evacuated during the days of the wildfires push through the county - 42 people lost their lives, 8900 homes destroyed. gore says it is impossible to say if a better system could have lessened the damage or saved lives, but he is determined to improve on the current system. the actual cause of the fire is still under investigation by california fire. in santa rosa, te (rebecca) and i'm tracking
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your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (lydia) it's snowing in the east bay. i'll tell you how much is expected next in a live report.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( james ) this morning on
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the kron 4 morning news... wild weather across the bay area. this is video from overnight in livermore with snow falling on the roadways. it's another cold morning with áanother storm expected this week. ( darya ) take a look at this hail video from the sacramento area. the sacramento fire department said the hail on the ground caused several cars to get stuck.there was lightning and thunder in some parts of the area. the storm left a thick blanket of pea sized hail all over the ground. (james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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( darya ) our top story this morning... parts of the east bay got a dusting of snow ovenright. ( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from livermore. lydia?
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thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. (james) and remember the kron4 mobile app for weather days like today. you can track the radar, get traffic and breaking news alerts. ( james ) in the south bay... city leaders are taking steps to help people prepare for another emergency... more than a year after the coyote creek flooding forced thousands from their homes in san jose. the city held a meeting last night for flood victims to talk about improvements that have been made. water officials say they have placed markers in the water to
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get a quicker read on how high the levels are in coyote creek. as for the emergency notification system... officials are hoping to get alerts out quicker. ( james ) water officials also say they've installed two new flood barriers and removed a lot of debris to help prevent flooding in the future. ( darya ) a tree trimmer is dead... when he was electrocuted by power lines in san jose. it happened yesterday afternoon on page mill road. neighbors called 9-1-1 to say that the tree trimmer appeared to be stuck and could not get down. when fire crews arrived... they realized the man had been electrocuted when he cut a branch that hit a power line. the victim has not yet been identified. ( james ) police are looking for a jewelry thief in the peninsula. this is the suspect... daly city
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police tweeted this picture. they say he stole a necklace with a cross pendant from a jewelry from a kiosk at serramonte mall. ( darya ) for your money... get ready to pay more for a gallon of gas... crude oil costs are going up. right now... gas prices are 26-cents higher than they were this time last year. right now in oakland a gallon of regular will cost you $3.32. in san jose... it's a few cents cheaper at $3.29. and san francisco is the most expensive in the nation... at $3.43. (darya) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... they're trying to rebuild... but their plans have been interrupted. why those who survived a deadly mudflow in southern california... have to leave again. (darya) plus... as "black panther" dominates the box office... disney is donating some of the profits. how that money will help the city of oakland. (darya) and after the break... how facebook is studying people's smartphone habits to learn about their mental health. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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major hot spot in milpitas on sb 880 before hwy 237, jammed from mission. an overturned dump truck in san mateo at the peninsula ave overcrossing. avoid the area (james) tech companies are studying people's smartphone habitsto learn more about their mental health.(darya) facebook is using 'digital phenotyping' to try and prevent suicide. they're using artificial intelligence to scan for potential suicidal users.(james) if facebook sees that friend comments on a person's facebook page asking things like "are you ok"? or "can i help"? ... facebook might be alerted about the person's alarming mental health state.(darya) facebook might send a notice that suggests calling a helpline ... or in extreme
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cases ... they will notify authorities. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) take a look at (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá) (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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(james)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic...
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rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.
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major hot spot in milpitas sb 880 before hwy 237 all lanes may still be blocked. overturn accident in san mateo on peninsula ve overpass at 101.
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bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( james ) happening now... people who live in the recent burn and mudslide- devastated areas of southern california are bracing for more stormy weather. there's been nearly two months of clean-up work since those deadly mudslides tore through dozens of homes in montecito -- and killed 21 people. since then... there hasn't been a lot of rain and crews have been able to clear the debris. but now - with another storm approaching... people are getting ready for more potential trouble. people in montecito have already been told to get ready to evacuate just in case. ( james ) in celebration of the success of marvel studio's black panther... disney has donated one-
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million dollars to select boys and girls clubs across the county including the bay area. ( darya ) the oakland location is included in the list of clubs that will receive part of the donation. the money will support science, technology, engineering, and math programs at the boys and girls clubs.( james ) the director of black panther... ryan coogler, is an oakland native himself. ( darya ) four your money.... it's been almost six months since the massive equifax breach that exposed the personal information of as many as 145- million people. a new report finds half of americans still have not checked their credit report since the breach happened. experts say make sure you're checking your credit report every four months. by law -- you can request your credit report from each bureau once a year for free. once you get it... look for any accounts or payments you don't
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recognize. ( darya ) as some companies cut ties with the n- r-a... fed-ex is ánot. the company released a statement -- saying it has never set or changed rates based on a customers politics or beliefs. some gun rights advocates have called on companies to cut ties with the n-r-a. among the companies that have are hertz... united airlines and delta. the n-r-a called their move "a shameful display of political and civic cowardice." ( darya ) the warriors are winners in new york. they best the knicks at madison square garden last night.( james ) walt "clyde" frazier -- one of the knicks greats was there -- dressed in leopard print. after a close first half... the warriors blew this one open in the third quarter. klay thompson nailed a three. he scored 26 points. the
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warriors won 125 to 111. the warriors play in washington d-c tomorrow night. (darya) coming up after the break... we'll tell you about a new germ zapping robot ... that disinfects hospital surfaces. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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♪ [thinking] mexican spices? ♪ [thinking] nacho cheese sauce? they don't want these coming out. who's they? the burger people. they! they!
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nacho fries, now serving at a taco bell near you. [bong!] (james) a group of students has been waiting weeks to see sutter- roseville medical center's new germ- zapping machine. the new technology uses uv light to disinfect hospital surfaces after staff manually clean them.(darya) it was an opportunity for oakmont high school's health science academy students to learn about the threat of contracting an infection from hospitals. (james) the
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students presented their last two weeks of research on hospital-borne infectious diseases yesterday , and then got their first look at the robot in action. the hospital staff was excited about the machine. (james) a student named the robot "melman" after the character in the movie "madagascar" because the giraffe is a germaphobe. (james) students at a san jose high school are celebrating after one of their peers earned a perfect score on his advanced placement test. tommy tran goes to evergreen valley high school. he is now one of just six students in the world to earn a perfect score on the a-p calculus exam. ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... more
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weird weather across the bay area with snow falling overnight in some places. and another storm is on its way. we have live team coverage at the top of the hour with everything you need to know as you head out the door this morning. you could generate your own energy, at home. or to save energy, unplug unused appliances. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. ( james ) this is brand
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new video snowing snowfall
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overnight in livermore. the roads have a very nice dusting on them - drivers say it came down for about an hour. the roads are still wet but most of the dusting of snow has melted off. plus it's another cold morning with áanother storm expected this week. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. we have team coverage of the ásnow that fell across the bay area. kron 4's will tran is live in santa cruz county.... where snow fell overnight on the highway 17 summit. and lydia pantazes is live in livermore.( darya ) but we start with rebecca strom in the weather center. rebecca. rebecca:rain will end this morning as a system moves of to the south. on wednesday
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night and thursday a stronger and wetter storm system will likely bring widespread soaking rains to our region, with showers to follow from thursday night into saturday. temperatures will remain cooler than normal through the week and into the weekend.

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